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A City and Region full of Seasonality

Long warm days in summer, vibrant colours in autumn, crisp clear days in winter and acres of beautiful blossoms in Spring. Ōtautahi Christchurch has something spectacular in every season.

Hero Christchurch Port Hills Standing Climbing

Summer

Summer is here and it’s time to explore our amazing Christchurch and Canterbury region. Pull out the shorts, slap on the sunscreen, and make the most of the summer weather. From scenic walks to the best ice-cream spots in the city, we have what you need for your best summer yet!
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Christchurch Autumn Leaves

Autumn

Picturesque snow-capped mountains, rich golden trees and dappled light – here's your guide to Christchurch & Canterbury this Autumn!
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Hot Air Balloon and Mountains

Winter

Winter in Canterbury is spectacular! Crisp, calm blue sky days provide the perfect conditions for skiing and snowboarding at one of the many ski fields around the region. Winter is also the season for crystal clear nights and some of the best stargazing on the planet! So, get out there and make the most of it!
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Christchurch Spring Walking Amongst Blossom

Spring

When the daffodils begin to bloom and the blossoms line the avenues, it's a sure sign warmer weather is on the way. Christchurch is the perfect place to visit and explore throughout Spring.
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